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Zuckerberg defends Facebook's approach to free speech, draws line on China

4:26am BST

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country. | Video

U.S. social networks withhold data on spread of livestreamed Germany shooting video

19 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. tech companies have declined to release data on the online spread of footage of last week's shooting in Halle, Germany, despite pledging greater transparency as part of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's "Christchurch Call."

U.S. social networks withhold data on spread of livestreamed Germany shooting video

19 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 18 U.S. tech companies have declined to release data on the online spread of footage of last week's shooting in Halle, Germany, despite pledging greater transparency as part of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's "Christchurch Call."

Facebook's Libra announces board as support shrinks further

15 Oct 2019

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Backers of Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member defection by online travel company Booking Holding earlier in the day. | Video

Facebook's Libra currency abandoned by major financial companies

12 Oct 2019

Facebook Inc's ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies including Mastercard and Visa Inc quit the group behind the project.

California proposes new rules to enforce state privacy law

11 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO California proposed regulations Thursday that would give consumers more control over how businesses collect and manage their personal information, including requiring a "Do Not Sell My Info" link on companies' websites or apps.

UPDATE 2-California proposes new rules to enforce state privacy law

11 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10 California proposed regulations Thursday that would give consumers more control over how businesses collect and manage their personal information, including requiring a "Do Not Sell My Info" link on companies' websites or apps.

RPT-Livestreamed killings test social media measures to block extremist content

10 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 9 Social media companies scrambled on Wednesday to scrub footage of a shooting outside a German synagogue from their platforms, in the first major test of their systems since a massacre in the New Zealand city of Christchurch prompted a global outcry.

Livestreamed killings test social media measures to block extremist content

10 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Social media companies scrambled on Wednesday to scrub footage of a shooting outside a German synagogue from their platforms, in the first major test of their systems since a massacre in the New Zealand city of Christchurch prompted a global outcry.

Livestreamed killings test social media measures to block extremist content

10 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Social media companies scrambled on Wednesday to scrub footage of a shooting outside a German synagogue from their platforms, in the first major test of their systems since a massacre in the New Zealand city of Christchurch prompted a global outcry.

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